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ERIC Number: ED443237
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Intelligence and Talent.
Miller, Phyllis, Ed.
Mensa Research Journal, n43 Win 2000
This issue of a research journal on gifted education explores various aspects of the new talent-oriented approach to intellectual functioning and development. It examines the role of the family in talent development, career development of talented individuals, and the characteristics of ideal teachers for the gifted. Specific articles include: (1) "From Talent Recognition and Development to Creative Achievement and Expertise" (John F. Feldhusen), which describes the talent development of a gifted child through adulthood; (2) "The Ideal Teacher for Highly Gifted Students" (Jan B. Hansen), which discusses the importance of teacher competence, deep caring, and distinctive character in fostering social wellness, moral depth, and intellectual growth in highly gifted students; (3)"Understanding the Career Development of Talented Adolescents and Adults" (Kevin R. Kelly); (4) "Social Development in the Gifted" (Linda Kreger Silverman), which discusses the social development of gifted boys and girls; (5) "Highly Gifted Children in the Early Years of School" (Miraca U. M. Gross), which urges early ability identification and early enrollment of highly gifted young children; and (6) "Families: The Source of Gifts" (Joan Freeman), which discusses family influences on giftedness. (Chapters include references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Career Development, Early Identification, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Influence, Gifted, Preschool Education, Social Development, Talent Development, Teacher Characteristics
Mensa Research Journal, 1229 Corporate Drive West, Arlington, TX 76006-6103.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Mensa Education and Research Foundation, Arlington, TX.
Note: Theme issue. Published three times a year.